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Bricker (1979) disagrees. Speaking about the dif­ ference between children's rights movements and other adult movements, he says: A closer examination of the children's rights phe­ nomena reveals differences which are . . funda­ mental. Of most importance is the fact that the chil­ dren's rights movements are largely created by and remain under the control of adults, a group not af­ fected directly by the injustices sought to be cor­ rected. The major organizations in the country which put themselves forward as the advocates for children, function without any meaningful control exercised by youth.

Due process of law is the primary and indispensable foundation of indi­ vidual freedom. It is the basic and essential term in the social compact which defines the rights of the individual and delimits the power which the State may exercise [Fortas, in Gault, 1967]. As a result of the Gault decision, minors gained entitlement to due process guarantees that in­ cluded (a) notice of charges to both parent and child sufficient to afford reasonable opportunity to prepare a defense; (b) right to counsel and, if the child is indigent, provision for the appointment of counsel; (c) privilege against self-incrimination; and (d) right to confrontation and cross-examina­ tion of witness.

1972). Pediatrics. 49, 177186. 4. The Comprehensive Health History and Physical Examination Date 41 ______ Chart # COMPLETE PHYSICAL EXAMINATION FORM FOR TEENS BP P Ht Wt L Vision (Snellen's): Without glasses ________ With glasses Respiration^ Temp R ___ ________ Personality (please describe): Summary of presenting problem and other concerns expressed by patient: PHYSICAL EXAM Body Part Review of Systems Normal ABNORMAL FINDING (please indicate which or explain) Skin Acne, color, scars or marks, pigmentation, rash, other Ears Hearing, external otiti s, otiti s media, other Eyes Exopathalmos, unequal pupils, nystagmus, fundi, other Nose Obstruction, polyps, sinus tenderness, other Mouth and throat Caries, occlusion, gums, tonsils, other Neck Thyroid, lymoh nodes, masses, cysts, other Chest, breasts, and lungs Deformity, qynecomastia (m), breast development (f), cyst/nodule, tenderness, other Cardiovascular BP, murmur, pulses (femoral), rubs, other Figure 2 Complete physical examination form for teens.

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